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 US to keep "Crimean" sanctions against Russia, - White House press secretary Spicer

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has confirmed its stance regarding sanctions on Russia imposed following its occupation of Ukrainian Crimea.

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Wednesday in Washington, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

According to him, Ambassador Nikki Haley made it very clear in the United Nations that these sanctions will continue until Russia withdraws from Crimea.

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Spicer also reminded there was another set of sanctions against Russia over its aggression in eastern Ukraine, noting he would not like to run ahead of legislation in this regard.

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